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Janne Teller

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Janne Teller was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has written several award-winning novels that have been translated into a number of languages. Nothing is the winner of the prestigious Best Children’s Book Award from the Danish Cultural Ministry and is also a Printz Award Honor Book in the United States. Janne lives in New York City and Denmark.

Photograph by Anita Schiffer-Fuchs

Janne Teller

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Janne Teller was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has written several award-winning novels that have been translated into a number of languages. Nothing is the winner of the prestigious Best Children’s Book Award from the Danish Cultural Ministry and is also a Printz Award Honor Book in the United States. Janne lives in New York City and Denmark.

Photograph by Anita Schiffer-Fuchs

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Courage is to do what I fear doing

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Nobody really; try very much to just live my own life to the best of my abilities.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Probably you should ask other people about this one; I believe it's my fragility, but others might just as well say it's my strength.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Animal psychologist

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Nelson Mandela

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